Strong legs are the foundation of a strong body and strong mind. Lunges are one of the best exercises for improving your overall health, strength, and fitness.
In addition, lunges are safer for less advanced lifters because of the decreased load placed on the spine when compared to squats with a weighted barbell across your back.
Most people don’t and won’t incorporate lunges into their workout programs because they are difficult to perform, and they will make you sore if you aren’t used to doing them.
We can’t stress the benefits of lunges enough, they make your legs toned and defined, they help you run faster and jump higher, and they make your knees, ankles, and hips strong which helps protect us average Joe’s from injury.